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12 Oct 2016Supreme Court Of India
Sex worker can't claim 'rape' if not paid
The Supreme Court (SC) ruled today that a sex worker cannot claim rape or sexual assault if customers refused to pay.
13.7% Indians are mentally ill: Study
A nation-wide study conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences has found that 13.7% of Indians suffer from mental illness.
Accused confesses details of Ghurde's murder
Rajkumar Singh, accused of murdering Monika Ghurde has confessed the details of how he murdered her to the Goa police.
Gold losing its sheen amongst Indians?
With gold experiencing massive demand in India, the first and second quarter this year has seen plunging gold sales.
Pampore: Forces enter building, 2 terrorists killed
2 terrorists have been killed in the encounter at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute in Pampore and security forces have entered the building.
12 Oct 2016Narendra Modi
Modi calls out to eradicate terrorism on Dussehra
Addressing the nation on the occasion of Vijayadashmi, PM Modi said that the opposite of humanity was terrorism. He called for global cooperation against terror.
Disability pension not reduced, but significantly increased: Centre
Rubbishing media reports, the Centre said the disability pension for Indian Armed Forces Personnel hadn't been reduced but rather "significantly increased".
11 Oct 2016Delhi
JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus
The Dean of JNU's School of Law and Governance, Amita Singh accused certain faculty members and students of abusing her while she was leaving from an Academic Council meeting.
Terrorists, security forces in gun battle at govt building
Terrorists have been holed up for almost 24 hours inside Entrepreneurship Development Institute that provides vocational training to Kashmiri youth, in the Pampore district of Kashmir.
Ghurde's killer says he wanted to blackmail her
Rajkumar Singh, arrested on charges of murdering perfume researcher Monika Ghurde stated that he had stripped and filmed her to blackmail her.
Happy Dussehra! May good win over evil
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the nation on the occasion of Dussehra via Twitter.
11 Oct 2016Indian Army
Operation Ginger: India's answer to Pakistan's attack
Operation Ginger was executed on 30 August 2011, before Eid, in retaliation of Pakistani Army's beheading of Indian soldiers and taking their heads as war trophies.
250 terrorists hiding in Kashmir: Intelligence sources
Intelligence sources have told the government that over 250 terrorists are hiding inside the Kashmir valley, awaiting an opportunity to target Indian secUrity forces to avenge the Uri attacks.
PM Modi, RSS face-off on GM mustard?
PM Modi had recently demanded a speedy-assessment of GM mustard by senior ministers/bureaucrats and attended a presentation by GM mustard's biotechnology department.
World Mental Health Day observed across world
Today, on 10 Oct, World Mental Health day is being observed across the globe.
RSS uniform's newest addition
RSS's new uniform has another addition - a 'brown coloured sweater' - that RSS swayamsevaks will wear from this winter onwards.
Monika Ghurde's alleged killer arrested
Goa Police has arrested perfumer Monika Ghurde's alleged murderer.
Ongoing terrorist attack in Pampore, Srinagar
There is an ongoing terrorist-attack at Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Pampore, 15 kms from Srinagar.
10 Oct 2016South Korea
What made news last week?
New Delhi has been on alert after reports of two terrorists at large in the city began to surface; the government has been on alert ever since the LoC surgical strikes.
PM Modi's Vijaya Dashami celebrations after surgical strikes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted Vijaya Dashami's celebrations on the backdrop of India's military surgical strikes across the LoC.
Guj govt: Contractor's call on sourcing materials for statue
The Gujarat government has stated that it would have no control over the sourcing of materials by the contractor who is to build the Statue of Unity at Sadhu Bet, Narmada district, Gujarat.
09 Oct 2016Mumbai
IB, Maha Police spar over Uran alert
The Intelligence Bureau has stated that the terror alert in Uran was a hoax and 'the figment of imagination" of the young girl who first reported it.
09 Oct 2016Karnataka
Indian professor tests self-repairing road in Karnataka
An Indian-origin Canadian professor, Mr. Nemkumar Banthia has completed work on a project that helped build a road that could repair itself.
Monika Ghurde's killers caught on camera
Police identified two individuals who may have murdered perfume researcher Monika Ghurde in Goa.
Pakistan may activate sleeper cells after surgical strikes
Experts have stated that Pakistan based terror organizations may activate their sleeper cells in India in the wake of the army's surgical strike across the LoC.
Goa-based perfumer Monika Ghurde found murdered
One of India's rare perfumers, Monika Ghurde, was found murdered on 8th Oct in her rented residence in Goa.
09 Oct 2016Karnataka
SC: Man can divorce wife for separating him from parents
According to a recent judgement by the SC "Hindu son can divorce his wife if she tries to separate him from his ageing-parents".
08 Oct 2016Smriti Irani
Just two classrooms and no library in IIM Bodh Gaya
A year after its launch, the Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya is still under the process of early development.
08 Oct 2016Delhi
Terrorists on loose put New Delhi on high alert
According to security agencies, two terrorists may have entered Delhi to carry out suicide attacks.
SC stays Bombay HC order allowing women into Haji Ali
The Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay HC's decision that allowed women entry into the inner sanctum of the dargah.
SC stays Patna HC order quashing Liquor ban
The Supreme Court stayed the Patna HC's order which quashed the liquor ban that was imposed in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government.
Pak envoy says Pak not isolated
Pakistan's Special Envoy on Kashmir, while speaking to an audience in Washington at the Stimson's Center, stated that Pakistan has not been isolated internationally.
07 Oct 2016Murder
Dadri: Family of lynching accused refuse to cremate body
The family of Ravin Sisodia, accused of beating Mohammad Akhlaq to death has refused to cremate his body, saying they suspected foul play in his death.
07 Oct 2016SP
India not to release surgical strike evidence
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the Ministry of External Affairs stated that India would not put out evidence of the surgical strike it carried out across the LoC in PoK.
Irom Sharmila acquitted of attempt to commit suicide charge
Irom Sharmila was acquitted of charges of attempting suicide by a court in Imphal.
Kerala ISIS youth were inspired by Zakir Naik
Investigations revealed that the youth arrested from Kerala over alleged ISIS links were inspired by controversial televangelist Zakir Naik.
06 Oct 2016Mumbai
Mumbai Police bust nine bogus call centers
Mumbai Police has detained and questioned 772 workers of nine bogus call centers on the city's outskirts.
06 Oct 2016SP
Modi asks to tone down excitement, PoK cop confirms strike
In the aftermath of the debate on the "surgical strike" against Pakistan, PM Modi has ordered ministers to tone down the chest-thumping about the attack.
A digital manifestation of the Indo-Pak conflict
With increasing ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, tensions are high between India and Pakistan and there is talk of war in the air.
06 Oct 2016Narendra Modi
Rs. 49,000 crore development plan for Marathwada
The Maharashtra government sanctioned projects worth Rs. 49,248 crore for the Marathwada region.